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Bravo-cado 

When we last met our brave little avocado plant, it was growing up a storm in the sunshine on our back deck. When fall set in, we brought it inside for the winter, where it got lots of afternoon sun in our kitchen window. Recently, the Little Pit That Could is doing some very bizarre and interesting things as the saga of growing-an-avocado-plant-from-a-pit continues.

 

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Now that it’s the middle of August and back-to-school season, it is sadly apparent that summer is beginning to wind down (oh, woe!). However, we still have plenty of warm and sunny days, and to celebrate the remainder of growing season, I thought I would share a late summer garden update to let you know how things fared in our yard this season.

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I’m on yet another snow day today. Have I mentioned that I’m fed up with winter already?

Recently I reported on my holiday tradition of growing bulbs in the house and subduing at least part of the gloominess of winter with some fresh blooms. Sadly, the last of my paperwhites have faded now; meanwhile, the weather is still atrocious and not even hinting of letting up. However, yet another snowstorm can’t bury the desire to see something green thriving around our house, and our winter defiance planting has been heating up in anticipation of spring.

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